Doja CD Review

I had a blast recording this record with the band. Catchy songs and great musicianship always helps the process.
Here's a review of Doja's It's Me You from Red On Black Music.

Music 101 with Said the Whale and We Are the City

Well another year of Music 101 sponsored by 89.5 The Drive will wrap up Jan 5th 2014. After having amazing guests like 5440
The Odds
Mother Mother
Tom Wilson
Steve Dawson
John Bottomley
Barney Bentall

and more…. I asked the bands who we should get as a guest next. Said the Whale was the most popular choice, so ……….. Tyler Bancroft and guests will be on hand this Jan 5th at 2pm. For all Music 101 contestants. Andy from will be on hand as well. That's 2 very cool Canadian bands.

Also here's a video of the last 2 yrs of Music 101 videos. Thx to 89.5 The Drive

Lee Harvey Osmond at Tractorgrease

Here's a video from our first show at the new location. Tom WIlson did a great job breaking in the room. Thx to the Colebrook Production team for putting this video together.

The Songwriters Circle

This will be a series of concerts at our new studio in the Chilliwack River Valley. The songwriter circle is a great format to showcase a variety of songwriters. Hosted by Jeff Bonner, the next show at 7pm Dec 6th will feature:

Matt Lowen - A clever and witty combination of Bob Dylan and Tom Petty with a little Chilliwack sweet corn

Rick Genge - owner of Spiderlodge Studio he is submersed in music writing, playing , teaching and producing.

Quinn Patterson - a gifted guitarist , songwriter and member of The Colebrook Shephards and Tractorgrease Folk.

Jeff Bonner - someone else has to write about this guy

email me at tractorgrease@gmail dot com

Tickets $12 at the door

Music Business 101 2013

89.5 The Drive has sponsored another year of Music Business 101 and it keeps getting better. Over the first 5 years we've had many the likes of 5440, Mother Mother, The Odds, Steve Dawson, Barney Bentall and many more lend a hand to up and coming local musicians. This year on Oct 27th Tom Wilson (Junkhouse,Blackie and the Rodeo Kings) will be on hand along with Bob D'Eith president of Music BC to help guide aspiring musicians. 12 local acts will be picked to take part and all of them will receive a free live performance video courtesy of Tractorgrease Multimedia. Submissions are open until Oct 19th at the link below: